Rock/indie

Featured artist: flirting.

Prepare to fall head over heels for flirting. - an East London five-piece making ‘anxiety pop’ mixed with astute art-rock. Ace debut EP incoming...

Interview: Ritzy Bryan, The Joy Formidable

‘You don’t last 10 years making alternative guitar music in this day and age unless you really fucking love it' Ritzy Bryan on the trials and tribulations of band life, and the ace new LP...

30 seconds interview: No Violet

We catch up with Bristol grunge outfit No Violet, whose gorgeously fuzz-fuelled debut EP is a modern escapade into the mire and angst of late eighties' grunge.

Featured artist: Fizzy Blood

Leeds rockers Fizzy Blood have had a cracking 2018 so far, emerging as one of the most essential new guitar bands currently tickling the UK airwaves. Don't miss their new EP...

Playlist: Sensoria Festival

This week we leave our playlist to the eclectic tastemaking talents of Jo Wingate and Nigel Humberstone, the organisers behind Sheffield’s Sensoria Festival.

Interview: Anna Calvi

We chat to Anna Calvi about exploring desire, community & gender on new album 'Hunter' - an absolute battle standard of masterfully subversive guitar pop.

Interview: JUDAS

'JUDAS IS DEAD' - one of the most fearless, anthemic and blistering alt-rock outfits in the game issue a cryptic premonition for the band's future.

Interview: Estrons

‘Turmeric. Slippery elm. Nail varnish to coat my fingertips!’ Estrons’ Taliesyn Källström lets us in on how the ferocious Welsh fourpiece are preparing for their massive upcoming tour...

30 seconds interview: Whyte Horses

Get to know Manchester magpies Whyte Horses, who take their songwriting cues from tropicalia, psychedelia, cosmic soundtracks and sixties era Laurel Canyon...

Interview: Menace Beach

'Be stubborn and vague, and don’t pay attention to what anyone else is doing': Menace Beach's Ryan Needham on the band's sonic recipe and how they cooked up their ace new LP.